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Chrome Crankshaft Co.

Chrome Locomotive Co.

This company was merged into National Equipment Corp in 1990.

97, GP7u, was built by Electro-Motive in November 1952, #17606, as Chicago Rock Island & Pacific 1275. It was rebuilt at Silvis in January 1977 as CRI&P 4424 "John W Barriger III". It was Cedar Rapids & Iowa City as 97 in 1981 and returned to Chrome in 1986 as 97. It then was sold to Iowa Interstate as 400 in January 1988.

775, SW9, was built by Electro-Motive in November 1953, #18731, FN 4238-1, as CRI&P 775.  It was sold to Chrome in February 1981 and rebuilt as a leasor.  It was sold as Timken Roller Bearing Co 775.

1001, RSD12, was built by Alco in February 1961, #83838, as Southern Pacific 7008, Class DF-127. It was renumbered 2958, Class AS618-1, in 1966 and was sold to Oregon California & Eastern as 2958 in 1976. That same year it was sold to Chrome as 1001. It was then sold to Metropolitan Stevedore Co as 1. It was retired in 1998 and donated to Orange Empire Railway Museum.

3100, GP40, was built by Electro-Motive in October 1967, #33511, FN 7064-21, as New York Central 3100, Class EF-30.  It became Penn Central 3100, Class EF-30, in 1968, and Consolidated Railroad Corp 3100, Class GP-40, in April 1976.  It was sold as Chrome 3100 and then as Kyle RR 3100.  It was later sold as Buffalo & Pittsburgh 3100.

3101, GP40, was built by Electro-Motivein October 1967, #33512, FN 7064-22, as NYC 3101, Class EF-30.  It became PC 3101, Class EF-30, in 1968 and Conrail 3101, Class GP-40, in April 1976.  It was sold as Chrome 3101 in March 1983 and them as Kyle 3101.  It was sold to Helm and sold as Union Pacific 884, Class GP-40, on January 10, 1990.  It was rebuilt as Union Pacific 2553, Class GP38-2, on December 2, 1998, and renumbered as 1053 on November 2, 2001.  It was returned to Helm Leasing as HLCX 1053 on October 22, 2009.

4002, RS32, was built by Alco in March 1962, #84027, as Southern Pacific 7302, Class DF-618.  It was renumbered 4002, Class AS420-1, in 1966 and retired in May 1977.  It was sold as Chrome 4002 in September 1978 and sold as East Tennessee & Western North Carolina 211 in August 1980.  It became East Tennessee Ry 211 in 1984 and sold as Delaware Valley Ry 211.  It then was sold as Tishomingo RR 211 and then in October 2004 as Delaware-Lackawanna RR 211.

4009, RS32, was built by Alco in April 1962, #84034, as SP 7309, Class DF-618.  It was renumbered 4009, Class AF420-1, in 1966 and retired in May 1977.  It was sold to Chrome in May 1977 as 4009 and sold as Fillmore & Western 4009 in 1988.

6001, RS11, was built by Alco in April 1959, #83410, as SP 5848, Class DF-613.  It was renumbered 2913, Class AS418-4, in 1966.  It was sold to Chrome as 6001.  It was sold as Tippecanoe RR 6001 and sold as Buckeye Feed & Supply Co 6001.

 

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